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Born in 1987, Mexico City, Mexico
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
Manuel Solano is a multimedia artist who cross pollinates sensorial experiences of the natural world with pop culture references across video, painting, and performance. Muddying the supposedly separate arenas of palaeontology, queerness and ‘low brow’ culture, Solano troubles the hierarchy of ‘worthy’ subject matters. Portraits of Iggy Pop or Twiggy might sit in conversation with paintings of family members, or tongue and cheek scenes of dinosaurs flamboyantly dancing. Solano lost their sight i...Read more